Andhra govt appoints 135 persons as corporations’ chairpersons

Amaravati, July 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday named 135 persons to nominated posts in various corporations in 13 districts of the state.

In all appointments, people from Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Backward Class (BC) and minority communities exceeded 50 per cent, with Srikakulam leading with the highest representation of 86 per cent.

Visakhapatnam, west Godavari, Prakasam, Nellore, Anantapur and Kurnool had the minimum representation of at least 50 per cent from the SC, ST, BC and minority communities.

Similarly, except for Guntur (44 per cent) and Kadapa (45 per cent), all other districts had 50 per cent or more women representation in the appointments, led by Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts with a share of 57 per cent.

Among the appointments, Ballada Hemamalini Reddy has been appointed as the Chairperson of Andhra Pradesh Women’s Cooperative Finance Corporation Ltd.

From Vizianagaram, Kayala Venkata Reddy has been appointed as the Chairman of the Maritime Board.

Malla Vijaya Prasad from Visakhapatnam has been appointed as the Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Education and Welfare Infrastructure Development Corporation.

From east Godavari district, Davuluri Dorababu has been appointed as the Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh State Housing Corporation.

Likewise, Vanka Ravindranath from west Godavari district has been appointed as the chairman of the Andhra Pradesh MSME Development Corporation.

From Krishna district, Arun Kumar Mondikota has been made the Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Forest Development Corporation.

Gubba Chandrasekhar from Guntur district has become the Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Environment Development Corporation.

Kakumanu Raja Sekhar from Prakasam district has been appointed as the Chairman of the state Leather Industries Development Corporation, among others.

Medapati Sharmila Reddy from Rajamahendravarm, who has been appointed as the Chairperson of Rajahmahendravaram Urban Development Authority (RUDA) thanked Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy for giving ample representation to women.

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